Archive for July, 2012

Veripos to be listed on Oslo Børs Thursday 26 July

Oslo Børs 25/07/2012 – Veripos Inc will be listed on Oslo Børs Thursday 26 July 2012. This is the third new listing on Oslo Børs’ market places in 2012. Representatives from the company will ring the bell at 09.00 AM and will then give a short presentation of the company. The presentation...
July 25th, 2012 | Energy, Stock Markets | Read More

DVB Bank SE discontinues rating contracts with Moody’s Investors Service

Wolfang F. Driese with Dagfinn Lunde on his right In June 2012 Moody’s Investors Service (Moody’s) took various rating actions on German banks and their subsidiaries. DVB received a significant rating downgrade of up to three notches in various rating categories (long-term rating Baa1/stable...
July 25th, 2012 | Banking, Markets | Read More

Wärtsilä ship designs and propulsion systems chosen for three new platform supply vessels to be operated by Statoil

Wärtsilä Corporation, 25 July 2012, at 11:00 am (EET) Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions and services provider, has been contracted to supply the ship designs for three new platform supply vessels (PSVs). The contracts have been signed with Kleven Maritime AS, the Norwegian shipyard...
July 25th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

HOT Port news from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: Turkey, Turkish Straits – Vessel engine failure in Bosphorus Ecuador, Guayaquil – Local holiday DATE: July 24, 2012 COUNTRY: Turkey PORT: Turkish Straits Vessel engine failure in Bosphorus A vessel...
July 24th, 2012 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Maritime Tourism will save the day!

Maritime Tourism will save the day!
Greece’s Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni In her first official visit since she was sworn in as Minister of  Tourism, Olga Kefalogianni was in the British capital last week aiming to gain lost ground vis-à-vis UK holidaymakers being reluctant to choose Greece. Clearly, the turmoil following...
July 24th, 2012 | Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Story of the Month, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Keep Rowing Greece

Keep Rowing Greece
Talking about sea-sports and further to our many news bulletins on sailing,  the recent manned submarine races,  we now advise you on a rowing event: The Hellenic Rowing Federation  has four crews competing in the London Olympics with realistic medal chances – ten of the crew members are already...
July 24th, 2012 | Charity, Events, Sports | Read More

ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards 2012 – Nominations Invited

Tuesday 24 July 2012 -Nominations are now invited for the 2012 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards, the most prestigious award of recognition in the sport of sailing. Since the first Awards presentation in 1994, the nominees and winners have always included the highest achievers from all disciplines...
July 24th, 2012 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

DIANA Shipping Inc., announces the acquisition of a new-building post-panamax dry bulk carrier

ATHENS, GREECE, July 24, 2012 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership and operation of dry bulk vessels, today announced that it has signed, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, a Memorandum of Agreement to acquire a new-building Post-Panamax...
July 24th, 2012 | Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Capital Link’s Third Posidonia Forum

Capital Link’s Third Posidonia Forum
Nicolas Bornozis, the capital link in his own right! This news where lost in  perpetuity thanks to the electronic age we live in… but we believe that the success of ths event was above any expectaton surpassing the one two years ago: Great success at Capital Link’s Investor and Analyst...
July 24th, 2012 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Stock Markets | Read More

North American Emission Control Area (ECA) –

Following from the Shipowners’ Club: Guidance on fuel availability provisions Category: Pollution Date: 24/07/2012 Area: Americas Further to our Lookout dated 30th April 2012 and 15th May 2012, we would like to advise our Members that the US Environmental Protection Agency has released interim...
July 24th, 2012 | P and I Clubs, Pollution | Read More

HSH Nordbank repays the final SoFFin bond

Repayment of the last SoFFin bond in the amount of EUR 3 billion underscores restructuring progress The Bank’s funding base further strengthened HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank on Monday repaid its last bond, in the amount of EUR 3 billion, guaranteed by the Special Financial Market Stabilisation...
July 24th, 2012 | Banking | Read More

First graduates praise Lloyd’s Maritime Academy’s ground-breaking MBA in Shipping & Logistics

First graduates praise Lloyd’s Maritime Academy’s ground-breaking MBA in Shipping & Logistics
Dr Ian Favell – Module Tutor, Dr Stephane Bignoux – Module Tutor, Peter Pecry, Cornelis Van Der Burg, Keerthi Wanigasooriya, Jaime Gonzalez Gil, Eng Hai Ooi, Peter Jackson, Neville Spiteri, Dr Robert Jenefsky – Module Tutor, Dr Kristian J Sund – MBA in Shipping & Logistics Programme Leader. Limited...
July 24th, 2012 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Graig takes delivery of first of handysize pair

Graig takes delivery of first of handysize pair
The ‘Graig Cardiff” alongside Cardiff-based Graig Group has taken delivery of the 35, 000 dwt handysize bulk carrier Graig Cardiff, the first of two Seahorse 35 class vessels building for Graig and partners at Jiangdong Shipyard, Wu Hu, China.   The Graig Cardiff is entered into the Lauritzen...
July 24th, 2012 | News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

The Seahorse Club’s Summer Media Party

The Seahorse Club’s Summer Media Party
Welcoming smiling faces from Image Line’s Laura Pegg and Isis Communications Julia King After trying other venues off the banks of Thames, the Seahorse Club’s* summer party returned to Doggett’s Coat & Badge** off the southern side of Blackfriars Bridge. Despite the late afternoon rain,...
July 24th, 2012 | Clubs, Events | Read More

Industry Pedal Power sets sights on Paris

Senior executives from the CILT, FTA, RHA and TfL* have joined forces with Transaid to organise a charity bike ride from London to Paris.  Together, the five organisations are looking to recruit a 50-strong team to pedal to the French capital this October, collectively raising £100, 000 to support...
July 24th, 2012 | Charity, Sports | Read More

A star ascends the dizzying firmament of Indian classical dance –

A star ascends the dizzying firmament of Indian classical dance –
Dancer Crishna and ensemble In the performance of her life, London-based kathak exponent Crishna dazzles an awe-struck audience By James Brewer Radiant, communicating heartfelt emotion with every step and gesture, sparkling dancer Crishna Budhu instantly won the affections of a highly discerning audience...
July 23rd, 2012 | Events | Read More

Laser Radial Fleet Wide Open

Monday 23 July 2012 – The 41-boat Laser Radial fleet will be one of the most hotly contended sailing events at London 2012 with a number of sailors with realistic medal hopes.  Throughout 2011 Marit Bouwmeester (NED) and Evi Van Acker (BEL) looked like they would be runaway leaders at the London...
July 23rd, 2012 | Sports | Read More

Dublin Delivers Difficult Finale As Titles Decided

Dublin Delivers Difficult Finale As Titles Decided
Friday 20 July 2012* – Cool heads and steely nerves were among the vital attributes required to achieve ultimate success as the 2012 Four Star Pizza ISAF Youth World Sailing Championships finished on Dublin Bay in Ireland. Across the seven different classes the finale was marked by light, conflicting...
July 23rd, 2012 | News, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Tara Expeditions arrives in London

Formerly Sir Peter Blake’s “Seamaster”, now owned by Etienne Bourgois Director of agnès b. worldwide, Tara is on course to alert the public to the terrible upheavals in the oceans due to global warming. After Dublin and before Paris, the French scientific research vessel Tara will arrive in London...
July 23rd, 2012 | Environment | Read More

HOT Ports news from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: Worldwide – Six month drop in world piracy, IMB report shows Bunker Update – GAC MARKET PRICE UPDATE 23/07/12 DATE: July 23, 2012 – COUNTRY: Worldwide – Six month drop in world piracy,...
July 23rd, 2012 | Bunkering, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals | Read More

PD Ports short listed for four prestigious industry awards

PD Ports short listed for four prestigious industry awards
PD Ports CEO David Robinson 23 July, London – The PD Ports Group is proud to announce it has been short listed for four prestigious port and logistics awards within the space of one week. Two weeks ago, the ports and logistics company was short listed by leading container industry publication Containerisation...
July 23rd, 2012 | Events, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Cargotec signs exclusive marine equipment repair agreement with HEISCO

Cargotec signs exclusive marine equipment repair agreement with HEISCO
Signing the agreement: Samir Hermez, CEO of HEISCO (left) and Darko Bogdanovic, Regional Manager, Middle East, Cargotec Marine Service (right) “Our main aim will be to provide HEISCO with services related to trouble-shooting, and the survey and repair ofall hydraulic and electro-hydraulic equipment,...
July 23rd, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

London Company Market cuts premium processing times – Acord standards herald faster, more efficient transactions

Stephen Riley International Underwriting Association members have seen premium processing times cut from weeks to just days in an initiative pioneered by the London company market.Stories of faster, more accurate and more efficient transactions were shared by companies and their broker trading partners...
July 23rd, 2012 | Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

HOT Port news from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: Worldwide – World Holidays: 22 July-4 August 2012 DATE: July 21, 2012 – COUNTRY: Worldwide – World Holidays: 22 July-4 August 2012 Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include...
July 21st, 2012 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

GAC’s Mersey beat delivers new rig

GAC’s Mersey beat delivers new rig
Conwy Platform offshore Liverpool GAC Shipping UK has completed the successful installation of the Conwy platform 40 miles off the port of Liverpool, only two months after a tug carrying the rig’s jacket and topside – each weighing in at over 700 MT – set off from Rotterdam. GAC’s Liverpool...
July 21st, 2012 | Energy, Underwater Shipping | Read More